Health care system
A health system, also sometimes referred to as health care system or healthcare system, is the organization of people, institutions, and resources that deliver health care services to meet the health ...
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US ranked worst healthcare system, while the NHS is the best
An analysis of 11 wealthy nations, including Australia and Canada, has found that the US healthcare system is the worst, particularly for fair and easy access
Evidence Of THC Found In Colorado Town's Water Supply
Marijuana sales are not allowed in Hugo, Colorado, yet somehow evidence of THC has shown up in its water supply.
Top Medical Experts Argue That "War On Drugs" Has Created Public Health Risks
The effectiveness of the so-called war on drugs – the global campaign to prohibit narcotics and prosecute those who use and sell them – is often hotly debated. As the UN prepares for a major vote on i...
Inadequate Hydration Can Lead To Impaired Cognitive, Emotional Function
More than half of all U.S. children and adolescents don't drink enough water | Drinking enough water is essential for physiological processes such as circulation, metabolism, temperature regulation, a...
Some Serious Drug Side Effects Not Told To FDA Within 15 Days
Companies fail to report roughly one in 10 serious and unexpected medication side effects to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) within a 15-day window specified by federal regulations to prot...
Measles Continue to Spread, Reaching 141 Cases in 17 States
The measles outbreak that began in California has spread even further this week.
Health care provider
A health professional is an individual who provides preventive, curative, promotional or rehabilitative health care services in a systematic way to people, families or communities.A health professiona...
Health care delivery
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings. Health care is delivered by practitioner...
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Health information management
Health information management (HIM) is the practice of acquiring, analyzing and protecting digital and traditional medical information vital to providing quality patient care. With the widespread comp...
Health informatics
Health informatics (also called health care informatics, healthcare informatics, medical informatics, nursing informatics, clinical informatics, or biomedical informatics) is informatics in health ca...
Public health
Public health refers to "the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, c...
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Disease management (health)
Disease management is defined as "a system of coordinated healthcare interventions and communications for populations with conditions in which patient self-care efforts are significant."For people who...
Health in Afghanistan
Health in Afghanistan is in need of improvement due to the country being in a state of civil war for the last three decades. According to the Human Development Index, Afghanistan is the 15th least dev...
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Health in Algeria
Healthcare in Algeria, according to information from a March 6, 2006 United States report, does not compare well with the developed world. Algeria has inadequate numbers of physicians (one per 1,000 p...
Health in Argentina
Argentina's health care system is composed of three sectors: the public sector, financed through taxes; the private sector, financed through voluntary insurance schemes; and the social security sector...
Health care in Australia
Health care in Australia is provided by both private and government institutions. The federal Minister for Health, currently Sussan Ley, administers national health policy, elements of which (such as ...
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Healthcare in Belgium
Healthcare in Belgium is best depicted as a 3 legged table-like structure standing over the patient. The table-top is a primarily publicly funded healthcare and social security service, run by the fed...
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Health in Bhutan
Health in Bhutan is one of the government's highest priorities in its scheme of development and modernization. Health and related issues are overseen by the Ministry of Health, itself represented on t...
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Health in Brazil
Healthcare in Brazil is a Constitutional right. It is provided by both private and government institutions. The Health Minister administers national health policy. Primary health care remains the resp...
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Health in Bulgaria
Bulgaria began overall reform of its antiquated health system, inherited from the communist era, only in 1999. In the 1990s, private medical practices expanded somewhat, but most Bulgarians relied on ...
Health care in Canada
Health care in Canada is delivered through a publicly funded health care system, which is mostly free at the point of use and has most services provided by private entities. It is guided by the provis...
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Health in Cape Verde
Health care in Cape Verde is limited, as medical facilities and some medicines are in short supply or unavailable. There are hospitals in Praia, Mindelo and São Filipe on the island of Fogo, with sma...
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Health in the People's Republic of China
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has been practiced for centuries, and served as the basis for health care in China for much of its history. Western-inspired evidence-based medicine made its way to ...
Health in Hong Kong
Hong Kong's medical infrastructure consists of a mixed medical economy, with 11 private hospitals and 42 public hospitals. There are also polyclinics that offer primary care services, including dentis...
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Health care in Costa Rica
Costa Rica provides universal health care to its citizens and permanent residents. Costa Rica offers some of the best health care in Latin America. Both the private and public health care systems are ...
Health care in Cuba
The Cuban government operates a national health system and assumes fiscal and administrative responsibility for the health care of all its citizens. There are no private hospitals or clinics as all he...
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Health care in Denmark
Health care in Denmark is largely financed through local (regional and municipal) taxation with integrated funding and provision of health care at the regional level.Denmark spends 9.8% of GDP on heal...
Health in Eritrea
Health in Eritrea is generally best health in Africa. Over two-thirds of the population lives below the national poverty line and the vast majority in rural areas, about one-third of the population li...
Healthcare in Estonia
Healthcare in Estonia is supervised by the Ministry of Social Affairs and funded by general taxation through the National Health Service.